Kids are getting new devices for the holidays, but are they learning how to manage their online privacy? From the moment students start sharing information on the Internet and through digital devices, they are building digital footprints.
In this month’s New Teacher Help webinar on edWeb.net, persenter Shannon Holden talked about the use of digital portfolios by teachers and students to demonstrate learning. He discussed how digital porfolios are becoming more widely used in the classroom, as students are able to take charge of what they learn and how they present their learning to teachers and parents. Join Shannon Holden as he helps teachers utilize this great new way to get students excited about learning.
This month’s edTech Innovators webinar on edWeb.net, presenter Randy Moczygemba offered his perspective on how rolling out one tech initiative can pave the way for others. Randy discussed his district’s 1-to-1 iPad initiative and his use of iTunes U in staff development.
In the third session in the three part Flipped Learning series on edWeb.net, presenters Marc Seigel and special guest Jerry Overmeyer showed teachers how to use flipped learning techniques to meet Common Core State Standards across-the-curriculum. They shared specific strategies and tips on how they are using flipped learning to meet the new standards for higher order thinking skills.
What is Glogster? Presenter Shannon Holden explored the classroom tool in this months TechTools for the Classroom webinar on edWeb.net.
In this months Teaching Students with Autism webinar on edWeb.net presenter Anthony Gerke discussed iPads and autism. He explored ways to meet the individual needs of your students when using an iPad and focused on features like guided access to lock students into a set program.
Mobile devices are changing the way we do everything from pay for a coffee to hailing a taxi, but are they changing the way we learn? Dr. Paul Kim discussed the minimal effect of mobile devices on teaching and learning in an otherwise digital era in this month’s Mobile Learning Explorations webinar. He took and in-depth look at relevant and thought provoking issues such as mobile device bans in classrooms and… read more →
Collaboration, student assessment, networking, there’s and app for that! In fact there are countless apps and tools that can be used to quickly assess students with just one touch. Presenter Kathy Schrock explored these apps in this month’s PD in Action webinar. In addition she demonstrated several different apps that can be used for networking with peers, file sharing, and discovering new information. Watch the webinar to find out how… read more →
Have you ever wondered how a digital age filled with smartphones, tablets, and apps for almost everything impacts your brain? Presenters Betsy Hill and Dr. Sara Sawtelle discussed how a technology driven era is affecting our brains in this months Brain and Learning webinar. They explored what brain research is telling us about video games, cell phones, and Internet search. Other topics discussed include basic principles of brain functions with a focus on… read more →
Blended learning has quickly become one of the hottest topics in Education. With so many moving parts, it can often become overwhelming. In this session, presenter Ryan Imbriale decoded the concept of blended learning by sharing concrete examples and offering straight-forward dos and don’ts for principals. Ryan shared his experience with Blended Learning in his school, as well as quick tips to help support blended implementation. He also explored lessons learned from… read more →